Gamecocks beat Kentucky in game 2 of doubleheader in 11 innings - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Gamecocks beat Kentucky in game 2 of doubleheader in 11 innings

Posted: Updated:
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Brison Celek's RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted 14th ranked South Carolina to a 7-6 win over 17th ranked Kentucky in game two of a doubleheader at Carolina Stadium Saturday night.  

The Gamecocks improved to 30-10 and 10-7 in the SEC while the loss drops the Wildcats to 24-14 and 7-10 in conference action. 

Left-hander Tyler Webb earned the win and improved to 2-1 on the season. The senior pitched three scoreless innings of relief allowing just one hit while striking out four batters.

Starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery hurled 5.2 innings, giving up two earned runs on four hits, two walks and striking out seven batters.

Trevor Gott suffered the loss for Kentucky in 2.2 innings, allowed one run on five hits, walked one and struck out two batters.   The loss was Gott's first defeat in 46 appearances, his last loss coming in his freshman season.  

Kentucky's loss was also the Wildcats first defeat when leading after the seventh inning in 64 games, dating back to 2011.

With the game tied at 6, the Gamecocks rallied in the bottom of the 11th with a walk-off RBI single from Brison Celek.

The Gamecocks tallied 14 hits against the Wildcats including six for extra bases. Dantzler was 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored. Pankake finished with three hits in the game and a run scored and Greiner added two hits, a RBI and scored two runs. 

The series finale between the Gamecocks and the Wildcats is at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Copyright 2013 WIS.  All rights reserved.

  • Southeastern ConferenceMore>>

  • NCAA reaches $70 million concussion lawsuit settlement

    NCAA reaches $70 million concussion lawsuit settlement

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:28:00 GMT
    The settlement will establish new protocols for head injuries during practices and games and will also prevent athletes from returning to a game after a concussion.
    The settlement will establish new protocols for head injuries during practices and games and will also prevent athletes from returning to a game after a concussion.
  • LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    LIVE BLOG: 2014 SEC Media Days, Day 4

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:27:58 GMT

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

    Welcome to Raycom News Network's live blog from SEC Media Days in Hoover, AL.

  • Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Hot Reads: Ranking the defenses in the SEC

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-16 16:55:17 GMT

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

    With offenses becoming increasingly explosive, plugging the holes is more imperative than ever. It's no surprise Alabama and Florida top the list, but the rest of the rankings may surprise you.

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
publicfile@kait8.com
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.